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Complication from Arytenoid Adduction Combined with Medialization Laryngoplasty (Gore-tex thyroplasty)

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Complication from Arytenoid Adduction Combined with Medialization Laryngoplasty (Gore-tex thyroplasty)

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Complication: acute airway obstruction occuring suddenly 7 hours post-op when resumption of gastrostomy tube feedings prompted nausea and vomiting.

       Emergent intubation followed by extubation the following day allowed for uneventful recovery.

pre-post videostroboscopy:

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intraop video:

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